02.16.15 — Presidents

Monday, February 16, 2015 — Presidents Day 

Puzzle by David J. Kahn / Edited by Will Shortz

A note accompanies this crossword:  The last names of eight U. S. presidents are hidden  in this puzzle’s completed grid, reading across, back, up, down and diagonally, word-search style.  Can you find them all?  (CARTER, FORD, GRANT, NIXON,  OBAMA, POLK, TAFT and TYLER).

Of interest — BOURG (31A. French market town), CHI (6A. Site of the 1968 Democratic convention), DREAM ABOUT (11D. Have fantasies about), Veal MARSALA, New ORLEANS, site of the 1988 Republican convention; OUT OF ORDER (29D. Not working), TEMPT FATE (54A. Flirt with disaster),TIRE TRACK (17A. Imprint on a dirt road).


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